Countries that border the Atlantic Ocean include: Antigua and Barbuda, Angola, Barbados, Benin, Brazil, the Bahamas, Cuba, Cameroon, Canada, Cote d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Dominican Republic, Spain, France, French Guiana, Gabon, the United Kingdom, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Equitorial Guinea, Guyana, Ireland, Iceland, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Liberia, Morroco, Namibia, Portugal, Argentina, Congo, Chile, Guinea, Haiti, Mauritania, Uruguay, South Africa, Togo, Suriname, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Trinidad, Tobago and the United States.Know More
In addition, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Western Sahara, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela and Zaire also border the Atlantic Ocean.
In total there are 52 different nations that have shorelines along this ocean. This includes nations in Africa, Europe, North America and South America.
The Atlantic Ocean has a total area of 72,762 square km and has 111,866 km of coastline. This makes the ocean slightly smaller than 6.5 times the size of the United States. The Atlantic Ocean's lowest point is -8,605 m below sea level at the Milwaukee Deep in the Puerto Rico Trench. This sea contains some of the most heavily traveled routes between the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Economic activity in the Atlantic ocean includes fishing, dredging for argonite sands and the production of oil and natural gas.Learn more about Bodies of Water
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and the United States of America all have populations with a majority of English speakers. However, the total list of countries that speak English varies based on how an English-speaking country is defined.Full Answer >
The Atlantic Ocean, including its surrounding seas, has a mean depth of 10,932 feet. Without taking into consideration its connecting seas, the Atlantic Ocean has an additional average depth of almost 2,000 feet, measuring a total of 12,881 feet deep.Full Answer >
The Atlantic Ocean is located between Africa, Europe, the Arctic Ocean, the Americas and the Southern Ocean. It is the second largest ocean in the world.Full Answer >
Europe and Africa both extend from the Atlantic Ocean to Asia. Europe borders the North Atlantic Ocean along the Iberian Peninsula, France, the United Kingdom and Iceland in the west; it borders Asia in the east along the Baltic and Eastern European nations.Full Answer >